- Our list of the best things to do in Shelby, North Carolina, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelby, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Shelby, NC , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gastonia and Gaffney
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200-G North Harbor Pl, Davidson, NC 28036 MoreLess Info
With direct access to the lake, Duffy Electric Boats of Lake Norman offers boat rentals and wine cruises for visitors. The cruises take place on an electric boat and includes tastings of a variety of different wines and cheeses.
Situated on the shores of scenic Lake Norman, Lake Norman Jet Ski Rentals offers a variety of jet skis and wave runners for rent. All rentals include safety training and life jackets. The company also rents pontoon boats.
With the nation's favorite carnival games, rides, and food vendors, A & A Amusement Company can bring the fun anywhere. The traveling entertainment group is a popular choice for fairs, company picnics, and other special events.
95% 359 votes
3068 Memorial Hwy, Historic Bridge #7, Lake Lure, NC 28746 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view gardens with a wide variety of local plants at the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. The flowering bridge was once the historic 1925 Rocky Broad River bridge that was closed to traffic in 2011.
Situated on over 66 acres, Bailey Road Park features baseball, soccer and football fields, basketball and tennis courts as well as a disc golf course. The park offers picnic facilities, a playground, walking trails and a bandshell for events.
A scenic golf course that includes specials, membership, various events, lessons, and clinics is the Waterford Golf Club. Seasonal and holiday deals are available; Pin High Cafe is a food and beverage service for customers.
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104 S. Main St, In Front of Soda Shop, Davidson, NC 28036 MoreLess Info
A guided walking tour, the Ghost Walk of Davidson offers entertaining and informative insights into Davidson's history, haunted and otherwise. Tours are led by knowledgeable guides who tell chilling and entertaining stories of the town's past.
An art gallery that showcases, sells, and supports locally-created art, The Sanctuary of Davidson hosts a variety of events, dinners, and art shows. It also offers lessons and workshops, as well as summer camps.
Adjustable seats and bistro tables create a unique movie-going experience at Our Town Cinemas, located in the Sadler Square Shopping Center. Special pricing is offered for students, children, seniors, military and matinee showings.
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Davidson College, 315 N Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036 MoreLess Info
The Katherine & Tom Belk Visual Art Center is a state-of-the-art facility that is home to art history and studio art. It houses two galleries for visiting and student art shows as well as studios for art majors and faculty.